Checking the time, she counted backwards.
She planted her hand on the red ground and counted to ten, until she felt the tickle of blades of grass beneath her hand.
I guess Ginger counted the new eggs in the family basket and skipped back to the hubby's bed.
He stopped and she counted the seconds, opening her eyes when she reached 15.
To his relief, he counted all five of his team members.
Ramsay and Shields found from investigations of the temperature coefficient of the surface energy that Tin the equation y(Mv) 3 = KT must be counted downwards from the critical temperature T less about 6°.
He counted a total of seven missing, including the three known traitors.
He counted to five before she broke.
She clamped her jaws together and silently counted to ten before she responded.
There were more than he expected, and he counted six.
She counted them with shaking hands.
Her bed looked as if a flock of geese had combusted over it, and she counted at least ten dead pillows.
Kiera's mate hadn't counted on an obstinate bride.
He counted to three then ran.
Dean quick-counted 138 heads from his back row seat.
Hansen counted the number of yeast cells suspended in a drop of liquid diluted with sterilized water.
The score having been counted, the leader then places the mat, usually within a yard of the spot where the jack lay at the conclusion of the head, and throws the jack in the opposite direction for a fresh end.
Is counted as Louis I., king of France.
Proteaceous plants, although not exclusively Australian, are exceedingly characteristic of Australian scenery, and are counted amongst the oldest flowering plants of the world.
Signor Sonnino realized, however, that his majority was not to be counted on: The country Is with me, he said to a friend, but the Chamber is against me.
Schulze has counted as many as I roc) in the lip of Pelobates fuscus.
They felt they must resist him to the death, and with the troops scattered throughout Italy, and the newly enfranchised Italians, to whom it was understood that Sulla was bitterly hostile, they counted confidently on success.
Tudor policy did its work well, and noblemen, however illustrious their pedigrees, could no longer be counted as menaces by the Crown, which was, indeed, finding another rival to its power.
In some parts of the river 300 naouras have been counted within a space of 130 m., but of late years many have fallen into decay.
When the log-line is quickly nipped, the knots counted, and the intermediate portion estimated.
Those who would elsewhere have been counted as the nobility, the bearers of coat-armour bygood right, were hindered from forming a class holding any substantial privilege.
De Nino's charming collection of Usi e costumi abruzzesi), their country being in Rome counted the home of witchcraft; see Hor.
The electoral vote was not counted in 1864 and 1868.
Though this society, the earliest probably in the United Kingdom, soon counted upwards of 300 members, it existed little more than 20 years.
Dublin was saved by its inhabitants committing it to the flames, and, though nineteen victories were won, of which that at Slane in Louth by Robert was counted the chief, the success was too rapid to be permanent.
(1719-1790), who served in the Prussian army under Frederick the Great, is chiefly famous as the husband of Caroline (1721-1774), "the great landgravine," who counted Goethe, Herder and Grimm among her friends and was described by Frederick the Great as femina sexu, ingenio vir.
They formed a new path to Heaven, to tread where no one had tread before.
In 742 he presided at what is generally counted as the first German council.
He was named a member of the executive Directory, thanks to the influence of Barras, who counted on using him as a passive instrument.
In 1880 the capital invested in manufacturing industries was approximately $2,468,000; in 1890 it was $9,508,962; in 1900 it had increased to $16,045,156; and in 1905, when only establishments under the "factory system" were counted in the census, to $21,631,162.
5 Counted out by partisan returning-board and not recognized by U.S. government.
It is perfectly possible to imagine a universe in which any act of counting by a being in it annihilated some members of the class counted during the time and only during the time of its continuance.
The Indian rupee and the Persian kran are widely circulated through Mesopotamia; in Basra transactions are counted in krans, taking as a fixed exchange £T1 = 34.15 krans.
She counted them with shaking hands.
Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green "tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.
This is 490,251 higher than the actual population, 32,475,253, ascertained by the census of the 10th of February 1901; the difference is due to temporary absences from their residences of certain individuals on military service, &c., who probably were counted twice, and also to the fact that 469,020 individuals were returned as absent from Italy, while only 61,606 foreigners were in Italy at the date of the census.
Latin will be counted the language of the earlier plebeian stratum of the population of Rome and Latium, probably once spread over a large area of the peninsula, and akin in sijme degree to the language or languages spoken in north Italy before either the Etruscan or the Gallic invasions began.
It is quite possible, as some apologists suggest, that the number of his victims may have been exaggerated, but that they are to be counted by thousands there can be no doubt.
The society counted many members among the pious women in the convents of southern Germany.
They counted them and were surprised to find that not one lamb of the great flock of seven hundred was missing.
In an era when cameras were cumbersome and the number of channels on TV could be counted on one hand with enough fingers left over to snap, very little video of any kind was seen.
She has counted everything in the house, and is now busy counting the words in her primer.
"Thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen," she counted on her slender little fingers.
The prisoners had to be counted before being let out.
She counted the seconds in tense silence, waiting for the sound of an explosion, but the only sound was a car approaching from below.
It counted for something but did nothing to soothe her anger.
Here's your cut-- two thousand and forty three dollars, Kevin said, and counted out the money on the desk.
She counted the food and water cubes she had remaining.
Dean counted them off on his fingers.
The father frowned, ever so slightly, and surreptitiously opened his wallet and counted his money.
Five slaves to be counted equal to three whites.
Natasha was sixteen and it was the year 1809, the very year to which she had counted on her fingers with Boris after they had kissed four years ago.
Carmen mentally counted to ten before responding.
She was careful with her blood, but she had not counted on the demon's next host appearing so soon.
Sarah counted the full bags.
The basis of this growth is partly the story-telling instinct innate in all men, which loves to heighten an effect, sharpen a point or increase a contrast - the instinct which breathes in Icelandic sagas like that of Burnt Njal; partly the instinct of idolization, if it may be so called, which leads to the perversion into impossible greatness of an approved character, and has created, in this instance, the legendary figures of Peter the Hermit and Godfrey of Bouillon (qq.v.); partly the religious impulse, which counted nothing wonderful in a holy war, and imported miraculous elements even into the sober pages of the Gesta.
She tapped the counter with her fingernails and counted to ten before responding.
She counted to three, when the guardsman's hand came into view.
I have counted them all.